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There are 4 ways to get from Vavuniya to Kankesanturai by train, bus, taxi or car

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  1. Take the train from Vavuniya to Kankesanturai

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kankesanturai is 1912.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kankesanturai is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Kankesanturai is 1 metre.

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Last updated: 4 Aug 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Vavuniya to Kankesanturai is to train which costs Rs. 320 - Rs. 500 and takes 2h.

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The quickest way to get from Vavuniya to Kankesanturai is to train which costs Rs. 320 - Rs. 500 and takes 2h.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vavuniya and arriving at Kankesanturai. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 2h 49m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Vavuniya and arriving at Kankesanturai. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h.

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The distance between Vavuniya and Kankesanturai is 128 km. The road distance is 154.1 km.

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The best way to get from Vavuniya to Kankesanturai without a car is to train which takes 2h and costs Rs. 320 - Rs. 500.

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The train from Vavuniya to Kankesanturai takes 2h including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Vavuniya to Kankesanturai bus services, operated by NCG Express, depart from Vavuniya station.

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Vavuniya to Kankesanturai train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, depart from Vavuniya station.

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The best way to get from Vavuniya to Kankesanturai is to train which takes 2h and costs Rs. 320 - Rs. 500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2h 49m.

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Map of how to get from Vavuniya to Kankesanturai.
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  • Distance: 128.3 km
  • Duration: 2h

What companies run services between Vavuniya, Sri Lanka and Kankesanturai, Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Vavuniya to Kankesanturai every 4 hours. Tickets cost Rs. 320 - Rs. 500 and the journey takes 2h. Alternatively, NCG Express operates a bus from Vavuniya to Kankesanturai once daily, and the journey takes 2h 49m.

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Taxi from Vavuniya to Kankesanturai
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Estimated price
Rs. 7500 - Rs. 9500
Pickme
Phone
+94117433433
Website
pickme.lk

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Vavuniya to Kankesanturai bus services, operated by NCG Express, arrive at Kankesanturai station.

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Vavuniya to Kankesanturai train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, arrive at Kankesanturai station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vavuniya to Kankesanturai is 154 km. It takes approximately 2h 46m to drive from Vavuniya to Kankesanturai.

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There are nine+ hotels available in Kankesanturai. Prices start at Rs. 32500 per night.

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